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Auctioneer Braun and Helmer Auction Service Inc................. Brian Braun & David Helmer 734 368 1733
Auction Date Dec 06 Auction
3213 Hillside Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI
Time 10:00AM
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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 4293

Estate Auction of Alfred & Florance Hendel

Jewelry * Pottery * Antiques * Furniture * Glassware & China * Large Collection of Oriental Rugs * Baskets * Books * Household * Art Work * Tools * Items from the Garage * South American Artifacts * Much More!

Tuesday, December 6th @ 10:00

Address: 3213 Hillside Dr. Ypsilanti MI 48197

Directions: Take US 23 to Michigan Ave Exit and go northeast. Take the first left onto Carpenter Rd (north 1.5 miles) until Ellsworth Rd and go east. Go left onto Hillside Dr. and stay left towards auction



Sterling silver squash necklaces (3), gold band rings (4), 4 gold rings one with opal another with stone, several sterling silver rings, other miscellaneous sterling jewelry, nice selection of costume jewelry, sterling Wedgwood ring w/ cameo in box, misc. Mexican silver, micro mosaic pill box, several turquoise necklaces.


Pottery, Glassware & China

Weller Hudson vase w/ artist signature, Weller Hudson vase w/ artist signature Hood, SBCD 1981 vase w/ flower, several hand thrown contemporary vases, Niloak vase, nice selection of contemporary vases – many purchased at local art fairs, Frankoma vase, Weller low bowl and matching frog in blue Spongeware, large set of C.H.Field Haviland Limoges approx. 12+ overall condition good, several extra serving pieces, small set of Rosenthal China set of 12, nice set of Haviland Limoges set of china with leaf pattern with lots of extras, a dozen plus tea pots, small amount of Blue Ridge pottery(some chips) including: Apples, small tea pot w/cups Okura set, Belleek fire bone china set including: plates, cups, vase, tea pot, etc. brush McCoy frog, McCoy turtle planter, large selection of art glass vases, several Cimarron vases, Cloiesenae vases, several signed South Western pottery pieces, Small turtle collection, Miscellaneous pressed glass, several paper weights, butterfly wing dish, Worcester serving dishes with fruit design-very nice, etc.


Oriental Rugs

Kerman Design 4 x 6 India rug- ivory, blue, brown rose, etc., Ardbil design 2.4 x 3.4 India rug-Ivory, blue, navy, rose, etc. , Kerman design 4x7.1 Iran rug-ivory, green, blue, rose, etc. , Ardebil design 4.2x6 India rug-ivory, beige, blue, rust, black, etc. , Tabriz Design 3x5 India rug-ivory, ivory, rust, navy blue, brown, green, etc. , Ardbil design 5.9x9 Iran rug-ivory, rose, blue, black, Light green , Ardbil Design 4.5x6.1 Iran rug-ivory, rose, blue, eggplant, ivory. , Turkmon Design 3.7x11 Afghanistan rug- burgundy, black. , Kerman design 2.6x8 Iran rug-blue, ivory, rose, green, Rust. , Kerman design 2x4 Iran rug-Ivory, green, red, rose, blue, beige. , Ardbil design 7.4x9.6 India rug-Ivory, beige, rust, blue, black, green, and more!


South American Artifacts & Pottery        

Dozen plus pieces all bought in their travels including: vase, pots, and figures other hardwood carving including: people, animals, etc.


Antiques & Interesting

Sessions cathedral clock with key and ship, silver plate, spooner and sugar shaker, Catheran McClung signed lithograph, Jason 72 mm telescope, Hohner accordion, Castelli accordion w/case. Primitive bread box, antique dry sink, pair of antique walnut wash stands, etc.


Furniture & Related

cherry dining room set W/ 6 cane back chairs, brace back cane bottom chairs (10+), 4 drawer antique cherry dresser w/ locks on each drawer, cherry dresser w/ 5 drawers, turtle foot stool, contemporary pottery lamps, cream love seat and couch, walnut dining table, cherry drop leaf end table, Delmonico stereophonic sound system, Lg. Burlwood shelving system incl. China cabinet, secretary, shelving and storage, mid-century mod. lamp, sm. selection incl. table clothes, round oak kitchen table, walnut kneehole desk, sm. oak dropleaf kitchen table, cedar chest, primitive pine bench, folding chairs, several other pieces of stuffed furniture including air chair and love seat, TV trays, etc.


Room Full of Books

Selection of vintage cook books, many hard cover fiction and non-fiction, set of noble prize library, several in slip cases including: Will Rodgers A man In His Time, Popular authors including: William Fulkner, John Stienback, 6 better bound books including: The Jungle Book, The Turn of the Screw, Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Tales of Soldiers & Civilians, The Call of The Wild, The Complete Poems of Poe, some nice paper pamphlets including: Melody in Michigan, Ideas for Children’s Parties, etc.



Samofen 45 water color painting of market place, pair of oil paintings by Simon, several other pieces of art work, Zadly 1964 oil on canvas, Native American women Jose MIXI 45 oil on canvas, many more prints, lithos, and paintings.


Kitchen and Household

Miscellaneous silverware serving dishes, carving set, Mr. Coffee, waffle maker, miscellaneous cups-many artsy, small amount of baking related, lots of vintage skis and boots, 50+ box lots of clean household, etc.



Family traveled a lot around the world and purchased tons of baskets 60+ including mountain trails basket, Longaberger baskets, 1984 Longaberger w/ lid, hickory waste basket, picnic baskets, vintage Longaberger baskets, etc.


Outdoor tools

Stainless steel cart, garden cart, tomato cages, garden fencing, dozen+ garden tools including: Shovels, hoes, cultivators, rakes, pickaxe, lopping shears, forks, and pruning saws. Garden hoses, sprinklers, etc.



Christmas décor including: Wrapping paper, multiple strings of lights, small trees. Dozen+ rackets, ice skates, Dozen+ bags including: Suitcases, handbags, carry-on bags and a good leather handbag, projector screens (8), Cassette tapes and VHS’s w/Cases/drawers, volt meter testers, Tools including: Brace and bit, electric drill motors, electric sanders, electric jig saw, electric hand lights, electric bench grinders. Huffy Rockridge 21 speed bike, , small metal twin bed frame, 16 pairs of ski shoes/boots with 5 racks, old fire set(poker, shovel, tongs), multiple boxes of empty photo albums, box of tin containers, old wood tub, Excalibur fruit dryer, 8foot aluminum step ladder, 2 Rubbermaid benches, one small Rubbermaid chest, one large Rubbermaid chest, mountain climbing picks with sheaths, etc.


Medical equipment

Wheelchairs (2), Walkers (3), canes (3), Shower chair, bedside commode, Invacare hospital bed



We are proud to represent the Personal Property of Alfred and Florence Hendel. Please mark your calendar for this clean auction of desirable items. Fred was a physics professor at the University of Michigan while Florence was a social worker and avid gardener. Fred taught many of the neighborhood kids how to ski and swim and both were considered by the neighborhood children as the neighborhood grandparents.

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Braun and Helmer Auction Service Inc.

Questions? Call David Helmer 734.368.1733


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